Category: France

Top 3: Cultural Deep-Dives

The Vatican What? A country within a city and home to some of the world’s most significant relics, the Vatican is a bucket list destination for travelers of all walks of faith. Skip the line with a local guide to stroll through the centuries-old structures and see the ceilings of the Sistine Chapel, where Michelangelo painted his …

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Tips on Tipping: Europe

The topic of tipping is enough to stir up minor anxiety when traveling to a new place.  While it’s commonplace for those of us from the States, the rules change by country, situation and region – confused yet? Don’t be. To avoid an awkward faux pas abroad, give these tips on tipping a look. Basic moolah tips …

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The Sun-Soaked French Riviera: Where to Visit this Summer

The French Riviera is every bit as glamorous and exciting as you think. A visit this summer is truly a feast for the senses. Let’s explore Nice, Cannes & Antibes, home to some the best food, shopping and nightlife in the Mediterranean.   The Best of Antibes The oceanside Picasso Museum in the Chateaux Grimaldi Plage …

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Celebrate Bastille Day – July 14, 2015

Bastille Day: Le quatorze juillet Today is Bastille Day, a public holiday in France that commemorates the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789. The Bastille was a medieval fortress in the center of Paris. Its fall, at the hands of revolutionaries, was an early flashpoint of the French Revolution and a serious blow to …

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The Perfect New Year’s Eve in Paris

Paris is variously known as the City of Love, the City of Light and the City of Fashion. No matter which Paris you claim as your own, the city is unparalleled in so many ways – its history, art, architecture, and cuisine are considered second to none. Paris:  Your New Year’s Destination Of course, Paris …

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My trip in one word: Immersive

As the old saying goes, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.”  This cliché became my mantra for my London, Paris and Amsterdam tour and if I had to describe my experience in one word it would be immersive.  From when we stepped on the Tube in London for the first time I decided …

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